ASIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Asian Institute of Technology promotes technological change and sustainable development in the Asian-Pacific region through higher education, research and outreach. Established in Bangkok in 1959, AIT has become a leading regional postgraduate institution and is actively working with public and private sector partners throughout the region and with some of the top universities in the world. Recognized for its multinational, multi- cultural ethos, the Institute operates as a self-contained international community at its campus located 40 km (25 miles) north of Bangkok, Thailand. Besides the usual labs and academic buildings, the main campus includes housing, sports, and medical facilities, a conference center, and a library with over 230,000 volumes and 830 print and on-line periodicals. All serve to fulfill the AIT mission: to develop highly qualified and committed professionals who play leading roles in the region’s sustainable development and its integration into the global economy. The Energy Field of Study (FoS) under School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD) at AIT has been involved in capacity building in energy related areas since 1979.The Energy FoS is interdisciplinary in nature, encompassing technology, planning and management aspects, that address the current and emerging needs of energy sector. Energy FoS has been involved in several international, regional and national research projects. A major emphasis of current research activities are on promotion of Renewable Energy (RE), Energy Efficiency, Energy, Environment and Climate Change and Energy for Sustainable Development.
Hiroshima University’s mission of ongoing growth, as based on the five principles, is to create new forms of knowledge, nurture well-rounded human beings, continue self-development, pursue international peace, and collaborate with the local, regional, and international community. Under the National School Establishment Law, Hiroshima University was established on May 31, 1949. After World War II, the school system in Japan was entirely reformed and each of the institutions of higher education under the pre-war system was reorganized. As a general rule, one national university was established in each prefecture, and Hiroshima University became a national university under the new system by combining the various pre-war higher educational institutions in Hiroshima Prefecture. At present, Hiroshima University has eleven Faculties. There are ten Graduate Schools with master’s and/or doctoral degree courses.
TERI University aspires to contribute globally by serving society as a seat of advanced learning and to promote learning through teaching and through creating and sharing knowledge. The University commits itself to academic excellence and an environment which would encourage personal and intellectual growth. The University was established with the objectives to to provide for institution and training in Energy Studies, Biosciences, Environmental Studies, Public Policy and other such branches of learning as it may deem fit; provide for research and for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge; do all such other acts and things as may be necessary or desirable to further the objective of the School.